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RWTH Aachen University

Scholarship for Completing Studies for Students

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500 EUR
30 Nov 2023
Application deadline


RWTH Aachen University can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

RWTH Aachen University awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



EUR 500

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The RWTH Aachen International Office can grant Scholarship for Completing Studies for Students to complete your studies as part of the DAAD funding program STIBET I with funds from the German Foreign Office. 

Applicable programmes


This short-term scholarship is granted for five months with a stipend of 500 Euros per month.


RWTH students are eligible if they

  • Are completing a degree program at RWTH, have foreign citizenship, and are "(Bildungsausländer)", meaning they earned their university entrance qualification at a school outside Germany, with the exception of German schools abroad
  • Are in the final period of their studies
  • Are living in Germany during this final period
  • Can provide proof of a good average grade (at least 2.5)
  • Will complete their degree in the next twelve months (from start of funding)

RWTH students are not eligible if they

  • Are exchange students or only briefly studying in Aachen
  • Are only enrolled for a German course
  • Are German citizens
  • Have a German university entrance qualification from a school in Germany or a German school abroad
  • Are already receiving a DAAD-CAP Matching Funds scholarship
  • Will be abroad when they complete their degree

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

30 Nov 2023

Application Periods: November 1 to November 30 and May 1 to May 31

Application form and description of financial status

Current certificate of enrollment

Current transcript of records with average grade score

Tabular resume

Copy of passport and residence permit

Expert opinion of the academic advisor/Information on the course of studies and academic achievements

Registration for final thesis – via ZPA or proof via a corresponding entry on the transcript of records

Bank account statement of the past four weeks at the point of application

A copy of the current employment contract is necessary in the case of secondary earnings as a student assistant and other employment contracts. If your employment is terminated at the beginning of, or during, the scholarship period, or the number of working hours changes, proof of this must be submitted.

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